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Ben Herring TRS Rugby Manager

 

About Ben Herring

After retirement from his professional playing career (Highlanders, Hurricanes and Leicester Tigers) in 2009 Herring was employed as assistant coach at the European giant Leicester Tigers. He worked as a skills coach as well as contact specialist for two seasons, with over 60 games in a coaching capacity, including Heineken cup Semi finals and Premiership victories.

In 2011 Herring was signed for the long standing Japanese top league side, NEC Green Rockets, as forwards and defence coach. He joined former Blues Head coach Greg Cooper. In his first season they finished in third place, their highest finish in the top league in recent history.

In 2013 Herring became an international coach with the Canadian 15s and 7s teams.

He joins The Rugby Site team as contents manager bringing his fresh and culturally diverse understanding of rugby.

Statistics

Born: 14 March 1980, New Zealand

Coaching Career

2009-11: Leicester Tigers

2011: Nottingham

2011-13: NEC Green Rockets (Japan)

2013-15: Canadian Rugby 15s and 7s team

Playing

2001-03: Southland Stags

2002-03: Highlanders

2004-06: Hurricanes and Wellington

2007-08: Leicester Tigers

Ben Herring's courses

Ben Herring's latest articles

David triumphs over Goliath

Ben Herring looks at how Eddie Jones coached Brave Blossoms as they went toe-to-toe with one South Africa.

Creating the space for pace

We take an indepth look at the first of Perry Bakers four tries against NZ to unlock the fantastic team play that lead to it.

What's Eddies Secret

What is the secret to Eddie Jones’ coaching success? The Rugby Site’s Ben Herring investigates in this week’s article.

TRS Session Plans

TRS Rugby Content Manager Ben Herring has developed a series of session plans to make your coaching role that much easier.

Planes de sesión TRS

El Director de contenido de TRS, Ben Herring, ha desarrollado una serie de planes de sesión que hará mucho más sencillo su papel como entrenadores.